Synonyms of paralyse in English:

paralyse


See definition of paralyse

verb

1‘both of his legs were temporarily paralysed’

SYNONYMS

disable, immobilize, make powerless, render powerless, incapacitate, debilitate, numb, deaden, benumb, dull

rare obtund, torpefy

2‘Maisie seemed to have been paralysed by the sight of him’

SYNONYMS

immobilize, transfix, become rooted to the spot, freeze, stun, render motionless, become horror-stricken, become horror-struck, petrify

rare gorgonize

3‘the regional capital was paralysed by a general strike’

SYNONYMS

bring to a standstill, immobilize, bring to a halt, bring to a grinding halt, halt, stop, freeze, cripple, disable, put out of action, put out of commission, render inoperative, deactivate

rare disenable